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Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

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Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

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On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.


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3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) has taken Hodge Malek QC and four junior barristers from 39 Essex Chambers, along with three international lawyers who join as associate members. Malek – who acted for Alexandra Tolstoy and her children during the mammoth case against Russian oligarch Sergei Pugachev last year – will join the set today bringing barristers […]

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2017 saw the first-ever major leadership change at Hodge Jones & Allen (HJA) when founding member Patrick Allen stood down as head of the firm after 40 years. Allen handed the reins to personal injury head Vidisha Joshi who, at 39, is one of the youngest lawyers in the country to run a major firm. […]

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RJW advises as Hodgson lands job as new England manager

Russell Jones & Walker sprang into action on Sunday when the Football Association finally decided to act on appointing the new England manager. Employment partner Paul Daniels was instructed by Roy Hodgson to advise on his new four-year contract. Daniels, who has expertise in discrimination, redundancy and unfair dismissal cases, heads the firm’s sports team […]

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When Hodge Jones & Allen was founded 33 years ago it was part of a wave of radical law firms ­established to fight injustice for the disadvantaged and ­disenfranchised. While the firm has changed considerably since then, its ideology remains unaltered. When it opened its doors in September 1977 there were just three lawyers and […]

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